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Everything I do and everything Pixar does is based on a simple rule: Quality is the best business plan, period.

John Lasseter, PIXAR Founder


A Brief History of Film Artists Who Aren't Doing This for Critics

Another late-summer weekend, more terrible news at the box office: according to Box Office Mojo, last weekend was the worst for movie-going in two years, and barely better than the worst of the last decade. 1,986 more words


Toy Story: The First Computer Generated Feature Film

Arriving in theatres just one year after Disney’s acclaimed 2D animation The Lion King, Toy Story’s technological advance was astounding. From Buzz Lightyear’s clear helmet – complete with its reflections and squashed flies – to rain drops streaking down windows, Toy Story’s technology enabled the creation of an animated world so detailed and lifelike it shook the genre. 132 more words

Film Reviews

You Gotta Friend in Me

A few days ago the Hollywood Reporter came out with a story insinuating that Marvel wasn’t playing nice by not getting behind the promotional synergy push for Walt Disney Animation Studio’s Big Hero 6. 215 more words

Disney Animation

The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic to Air This Fall

If the air feels crisp this September, it’s not just the cool fall breeze. Walt Disney Animation Studios and ABC are giving viewers unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to the making of  344 more words


ABC to Air 'The Story of Frozen' Behind-the-Scenes Special

ABC has announced a “Frozen” behind-the-scenes special, titled “The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic,” scheduled to air at 8 p.m. Sept. 2. 223 more words


DisneyToon Studios Hit By More Layoffs

Things are getting leaner at the House of Mouse once again. This time it’s DisneyToon Studios that is handing out pink slips. About 17 of the 60 full-time employees at the primarily direct-to-video animation group have been laid off, with some occurring last week and the rest to leave during the next month. 277 more words